A letter in this morning's Guardian recalls a nonconformist minister who, leading his congregation in prayer, began:-
Oh Lord, as though has doubtless read in last Thursday's Guardian...
Apocryphal, possibly, but it did remind me of the Welsh Methodist minister I knew who, also leading his flock in prayer, first thanked the Lord for his wisdom in sending both sun and rain and then added:- ... though there have been times these last weeks, O Lord, when we have been sorely tempted to doubt thy wisdom"
The moon petals the sea. Rose petals the sea. Stone sea. Stone petals. Rose petals of stone. Stone rising before me. Sea moves. How moves...
extract from the poem Koi by John Burnside All afternoon we've wandered from the pool to alpine beds and roses ...
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It all depends, you see, how you go about it. And that I cannot tell you, for that will be dictated by you and by you knowing your friends...
What makes us suppose that only the living grieve? Now all but lost in this new and familiar world of tall, leaning-together buildings...
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I enjoy such doubts in those who are meant to inspire belief. It softens the hard edges of religiosity. Thanks, Dave.
Wonderful... This made me smile.
What's a little fib if it get the audience's attention?!
Yes this is truly smile worthy
Interesting how people pray and are in their own little world.
I appreciate the morning chuckles.
pretty funny. so much of prayer comes from the little intimacies of everyday life. steven
heh that was funny. what i find straneg is that people belive god reads! :P
That god guy, what a joker! So "mysterious", and moody like a preteen girl.
It's comforting to consider the Lord as a reader of the Guardian ....
In these polarized times, it's wonderful to see humor still exists!
Most ungodly news
can only be accurate
when read in a cloud.
There is hope yet...
Glad you seem to have enjoyed it as much as I did.
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